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Sage 04-06-2014 06:10 PM

~April 2014 Photo of the Month Entries~
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Signs of spring everywhere! Brush the dust off your camera lens!

Post your best five taken between April 1, 2014 and May 5, 2014.

Attachment 40314 Osprey pair staking out their nest!

linrose 04-08-2014 02:54 PM

Love the ospreys Sage! I just went through your neck of the woods this past week. I was actually amazed by how many hawks (red-tails I think) and red-winged blackbirds (among other wildlife including strutting turkeys and white-tailed deer) we saw along the NY State Thruway. There's a thick buffer of shrubs and trees behind the fence and usually corn fields behind that so lots of food for predators and prey. We went past the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge, wish we could have stopped but we were on a mission and had many miles to cover. That's one of your favorite photo op places for raptors and waterfowl I think right? We used to pass by Montezuma when traveling between Burlington and Rochester back in the day. I remember all the purple loosestrife there. I hope it's better now with control.

Looking forward to seeing all WGer's April photos, spring is here and it's glorious!

dapjwy 04-08-2014 05:04 PM

Sage, it is nice to see a photo from you. I wonder if you ever want someone else to take over the contest (for a month) so that you can enter as well. Let us know, okay?

dapjwy 04-08-2014 05:06 PM

We were in Harrisburg and Gettysburg this weekend (for workshop and for board meeting). While driving back, I kept seeing a single hawk perched along side the highway every so often--at least 3-4 total...and then two flying circling near each other.

MrILoveTheAnts 04-10-2014 06:11 PM

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Trillium pusillum, and some Blue Hepatica.

EllenW 04-10-2014 08:00 PM

Love the blue pictures especially Mr Ants

dapjwy 04-10-2014 10:04 PM


Originally Posted by MrILoveTheAnts (Post 145157)
Trillium pusillum, and some Blue Hepatica.

Beautiful shots, MILTA! I can't wait for the spring ephemerals and woodland wildflowers to start here.

havalotta 04-14-2014 05:16 PM

Myself as well....
Last weeks rain melted a lot of our snow but............
We woke up to another BLIZZARD this morning.

I love the hepaticas.
We have three color variations here.... Do you as well MrILove?

kchd 04-14-2014 09:44 PM

oh yea, I love the closeup hepatica photo, too. Such vivid color!

havalotta 04-21-2014 08:20 AM

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SUN kissed, warm, sinking.
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WATER, fluid, flows, melts.
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WIND...Shoves, contorts, grinds, tosses Winter aside.
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EARTH....Solid, resistant, steadfast.
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ELEMENTal and moving..... Ti's SPRING!

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